FDNY Unveils Terrorism Response Plan

May 2007
Fire Chief;May2007, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports on the launching of the Terrorism and Disaster Preparedness Strategy by the New York Fire Department which enhanced its terrorism response plan. According to New York City Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta, the program provides a road map on how the department can protect its residents including firefighters and Emergency Medical Services members. It focused on varied schemes including organizational adaptability, response capacity and prevention and protection.


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